Harry Kane celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Colombia and England at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on July 3, 2018. PHOTO | AFP Harry Kane celebrates after scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Colombia and England at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on July 3, 2018. PHOTO | AFP
By EDDY KAGERA

A very keen or idle football lover somewhere in the world has noted some unique facts about the upcoming World Cup quarter finals matches.

And it has to do with the numbers.

Apparently, all the fixtures feature a team with six letters and another with seven letters.

That is not all. The matches will be played on July 6 and 7 in what has been 6 vs 7.

The ‘facts’ have been shared widely on social media.

Friday quarter final fixtures

Uruguay vs France (5pm)
Brazil vs Belgium (9pm)

Saturday quarter final fixtures

Sweden vs England (5pm)
Russia vs Croatia (9pm)

Now, here are the Fifa world cup 2018 quarter finalist facts:

France has 6 letters & Uruguay has 7 letters

Brazil has 6 letters & Belgium has 7 letters

Sweden has 6 letters & England has 7 letters

Russia has 6 letters & Croatia has 7 letters

Dates : 6 & 7 July